Clay is a town located in the Syracuse metropolitan area, which is part of New York, United States.
Clay is reasonably quiet overall, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - however some parts can be quite noisy, especially close to the airport (Airlane Enterprises Airport) or one of the railway lines. Parks are distributed sparsely, which results in them being rather difficult to get to from most locations in the town. Still, there are a few green spaces nearby for residents to relax in, like Santaro Park and Hamlin Marsh Wildlife Management Area.
Home owners occupy around 90% of the properties in Clay while renters occupy the remainder. In this town, roughly 85% of buildings are single detached homes, whereas the rest are mainly townhouses. The average year of construction for properties in this town is 1976. This part of the Syracuse metropolitan area also has quite a good selection of unit sizes; there is a higher proportion of three bedroom homes in this town.
In all but a very small number of cases, a vehicle is needed purchase groceries. There are also a few opportunities for those who care about restaurants in close proximity. With regards to education, there are no high schools and no primary schools in this part of the Syracuse metropolitan area.
The favored method to get around in Clay is very often driving. It is very easy to come across a parking spot, and the majority of houses for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the nearest highway. In contrast, Clay is not a very convenient part of the Syracuse metropolitan area for getting around by public transit. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines. It is very challenging for people walking to move around in Clay as very few daily needs can be carried out on foot.